Plan Your Visit

Sunday Services

Everyone is welcome to attend our Sunday Services at 10:15am. Nursery Childcare is available from 10:00-11:30am on Sunday mornings. Sunday School (ages 4-11) begins at 10 am. and children return to church in time to receive the Eucharist with their families. Retuning this year is Faith and Frolic for Toddlers, 2+ at 10:00am.

May I receive communion?

Everyone is welcome to receive Communion at St. Paul's, regardless of tradition or denomination, young children included. Some people prefer simply to be given a blessing instead of Communion-- that is fine too! .

What should I wear?

It doesn't matter! Some people dress more formally, others casually. At St. Paul's you may be greeted by an usher wearing a sports jacket and shorts, sit beside a teenager in jeans and sneakers, or an elegantly dressed lady wearing pearls. Whatever you wear, someone in the congregation will probably be dressed the same way.

Coffee Hour

Coffee Hour immediately follows the 10:15am Sunday worship service in Selleck Hall every week. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Staying in touch

To be added to our mailing list please email hello@stpaulsriverside.org

Getting Involved at St. Paul's

There are always jobs that need to be done at St. Paul's. Even if you only have an hour on an occasional basis, we are grateful for your help. We promise you will find fellowship and fun and deepen your connections to Riverside.

Altar Guild

The Altar Guild is responsible for preparing the altar, vessels, linens and vestments that are to be used on Sunday and for special services. Members serve on a rotating basis. Responsible, organized, people with an eye for detail will find this a rich and rewarding ministry. No special knowledge is required to join – we will train you on the spot!

Lectors

Lectors read the lessons during services on Sunday. Training will be provided to anyone who is interested in this ministry. A strong, articulate voice is required. Those who decide to be readers should be willing to commit to preparing lessons ahead of time so they are read well. All readers serve at the discretion of the Rector.

Ushers

Ushers are scheduled in teams to greet people as they walk into St. Paul’s, distribute the service bulletins and help with the offering. Being an Usher offers the opportunity to welcome everyone who comes through our doors, new and old. Ushers are women and men, adults and children. Ushers additionally serve as greeters, helping to orient visitors and new members both during the service and coffee hour.

Choir

The Choir is open to those of high school age and older. It is an eclectic group of all ages, ranges of ability and time constraints. A professional singer leads each section. The choir sings every Sunday, September to May, and rehearses on Sundays from 9:00-9:45 am

Acolyte Guild

Acolytes carry the processional cross, torches, and gospel book, and assist the priest during preparation for the Eucharist. For more information, please contact:
Copyright © 2024 St. Paul's Episcopal Church
200 Riverside Avenue · Riverside, CT 06878
(203) 637-2447
Privacy Policy